Marion County/BV Join for Christmas Plans

By Richard Harris

October 19, 2022

 The Marion County Commission agreed to work with the City of Buena Vista for a special Christmas event, tentatively decided to not raise property taxes, made a decision on tax refunds, heard a pitch from the School Board about taking ownership of most of the old school on Burkhalter Avenue, and discussed other items during its recent meeting.

Local business owner Cody Currington (The Dime Store, Coffee Club) spoke to the commissioners about a recently formed Holiday Planning Committee formed by the City of Buena Vista that he is on along with April Brown, Debby Ford, Renee Glass, Karmen Briggs, Mary Wooldridge, and Samantha Minion. He said their first mission is to plan a top-notch Christmas celebration, but they also want to plan an...

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